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Grants – Overview

The financial structure of the Okanagan Basin Water Board promotes the sharing of resources to move forward on projects that are of high priority and high value to communities. The OBWB receives funding from senior government agencies, manages finances for


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Funding Partnerships

Funding for Water Science and Policy Projects In the first of a five-year commitment by the three regional districts, the OBWB contributed $100,000 in 2012 to support a Water Research Chair at the University of British Columbia – Okanagan. These


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